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Elias Miller
Major: Music
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College: Harvard University '17
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Grad School: University of Michigan, M.M.

Work experience: Now in my fourth year at CollegeVine, I have helped dozens of students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools and have also advised and mentored thousands more through my livestreams. Apart from my work at CV, I am also a professional conductor and a multi-instrumentalist. I currently serve as the music director of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston, and I have led symphonic concerts and operatic productions throughout the United States.

My admissions story: Initially interested in pursuing a career as a performing cellist, I applied almost exclusively to music schools with dual and double degree options and ultimately enrolled in the Tufts University/New England Conservatory Dual Degree Program. Unhappy with the combined program and worried I'd never feel like I was fully a student at either school, I logged back into CommonApp.org in October of my freshman year. I can't say I went about the transfer process in the smartest way (I only applied to two schools!), but Harvard miraculously accepted me (or 'excepted me' as I wrote in a celebratory Facebook post that day - no one ever let me live that one down), and the rest was history.

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From Your Couch to Marquette's Campus: A MU Overview
admissions officer Q&As
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Extracurriculars 101 with Elias
extracurriculars
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Williams College Tutorials: One Semester, Two Students and a Professor
admissions officer Q&As
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Writer's Workshop with Elias
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How to get into Brown University
elite admissions
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Writer's Workshop with Elias
writing workshop
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Open advising hours with Elias
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Open advising hours with Elias
advising hours
admissions Q&As
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How to get into Stanford
elite admissions
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In for the win: how to get into MIT
elite admissions
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How to write the Princeton essays
essays
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Write-on Wednesdays: the overcoming challenges essay
essays
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In for the win: how to get into Harvard
elite admissions
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Writer’s workshop with Elias
writing workshop
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In for the win: how to get into UCLA
elite admissions
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In for the win: how to get into Princeton
elite admissions
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How admissions works at elite schools
elite admissions
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Writer's Workshop with Elias
writing workshop
essays
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Finding your spike with Elias
advising hours
extracurriculars
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College Applications: what we wish we knew with Elias and Moriah
advising hours
admissions Q&As
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Finding your spike with Elias
extracurriculars
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Decision support: how to choose a school
enrollment decisions
elite admissions
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Finding your spike with Elias
extracurriculars
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This or that: test-blind or test-optional
standardized tests
SAT/ACT
elite admissions
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In for the win: how to get into Harvard
admissions stories
elite admissions
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Write-on Wednesdays: the 'extracurricular essay'
extracurriculars
essays
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How to make the most of your summer
personal development
extracurriculars
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Finding your spike with Elias
extracurriculars
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Open advising hours with Elias
advising hours
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Choosing a School: location
evaluating colleges
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What it's like being a music major
college life
college majors
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Finding your "spike" with Elias
extracurriculars
elite admissions
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AP week pep talk with Elias
ap classes
standardized tests
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The ultimate guide to elite college admissions
elite admissions
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Decision support: how to pick a school
enrollment decisions
evaluating colleges
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AP week pep talk with Elias
ap classes
standardized tests
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Elias: My admissions story
admissions stories
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Making it Big: Success in the arts
elite admissions
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Finding your spike with Elias
advising hours
extracurriculars
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How to succeed in college with Elias
college life
advising hours
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Decision Support: How to choose a school
evaluating colleges
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What Now? Rejection after Ivy Day
enrollment decisions
evaluating colleges
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Hidden Gems: Underrated schools for business
college majors
enrollment decisions
evaluating colleges
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Make it Make Cent$: Need-based aid
paying for college
financial aid
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Finding Your Spike: Building strong extracurriculars
extracurriculars
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Writer's Workshop with Elias
writing workshop
essay reviews
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In for the Win: How to get into Columbia University
understanding chances
elite admissions
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Performing Arts: Q&A with Elias
advising hours
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Open Advising Hours with Elias
advising hours
admissions Q&As
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In for the Win: How to get into the University of Florida
admissions overviews
admissions Q&As
elite admissions
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How to Get into Rice
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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Open Advising Hours with Elias
advising hours
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How to Get into Yale
elite admissions
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Open Advising Hours with Elias
advising hours
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Pathways in Computer Science: Elias Interviews a CS PhD Student
careers
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How to Get Into Tufts
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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Ultimate Guide to Cornell
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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How to Get Into Northwestern
admissions overviews
elite admissions
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Live Q&A with the Livestream Research Team
advising hours
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Elias Interviews a UofSC Music Professor
Professor Q&As
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The Ultimate Guide to the University of Michigan
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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How to Get into Georgia Tech
admissions overviews
elite admissions
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Open Advising Hours with Elias
advising hours
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The Ultimate Guide to Harvard
COVID
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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How to Get Into Vanderbilt
admissions overviews
elite admissions
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The Ultimate Guide to UC Berkeley
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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Open Advising Hours with Elias
advising hours
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Pathways in Finance: Elias Interviews an Equity Analyst
careers
college majors
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The Ultimate Guide to Stanford
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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The Ultimate Guide to NYU
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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Open Advising Hours with Elias
advising hours
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The Ultimate Guide to Brown
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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Live Q&A Session with a Pharmacist
graduate school
careers
medicine
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The Ultimate Guide to UCLA
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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Live Q&A Session With a Medical Student
medicine
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How to Become a Pharmacist
college majors
medicine
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How to Choose a Major: Physics vs. Math
college majors
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Open Advising Hours with Elias
advising hours
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How to Get Into Johns Hopkins
admissions overviews
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How to Get Into Princeton
admissions overviews
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Open Advising Hours with Elias
advising hours
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How to Become a Physician Assistant
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How to Get Into the University of Chicago
admissions overviews
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Live Q&A Session with a Lawyer
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Best Colleges for PreMed
medicine
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How to Get Into UPenn
admissions overviews
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How to Get Into Dartmouth
admissions overviews
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Best Colleges for Architecture
college majors
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How to Get Into USC
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How to Become a Lawyer
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How to Get Into Duke
admissions overviews
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How to Become a Physical Therapist
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Top Schools for Psychology
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How to Choose a Major: Business vs. Economics
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Drop-In Q&A Session with George Mason University Admissions Counselors
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Do Awards Matter in College Admissions?
extracurriculars
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How to Overcome Writer's Block in the Admissions Process
essays
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Out-of-State Students' Guide to George Mason University
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How to Write the University of Michigan Essays 2020-2021
essay playlist
essays
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The Ultimate Guide to Harvard University
evaluating colleges
elite admissions
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